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Is it proper to change job now ?

ben oliver
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Joined: Mar 28, 2006
Posts: 375
I just started a contractor position (8 month length) few weeks ago. I found the job is not what I expected, it is more like production support work rather than development. Another company I worked with before just told me they have a contractor opening now and it is exactly development work. But I don't know if I should go there --- I just started my new job few weeks, although it really looks boring I feel I better stay for 6 months to have a good record on my resme. But these 6 months will be really not fun at all. One friend said I should just leave.

What do you think I should do ?
Aniruddh Joshi
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Joined: Jul 29, 2008
Posts: 275

Will your current employer put you in a developer role if you say you want to leave due to the role?

"One of the best things you could do is to simplify a larger application into a smaller one by reducing its process and complexity - Fowler"
arulk pillai
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Joined: May 31, 2007
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You need to check the contract terms -- e.g. one month notice, etc.

Also, have a chat to your employer to work things out or find another position before you jump the gun.

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